city in northwestern Albania
Shkodër is a city in northwestern Albania. It is the capital of Shkodër District. It is one of the oldest towns in Albania. There are about 74,876 people in the city. It is near the Lake of Shkodër.
Shkodër and the Albanian Alps seen from Rozafa Castle
|Founded||4th century B.C.|
|• Mayor||Lorenc Luka (PD)|
|• Metro||1,375 sq mi (3,562 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (Central European Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Car Plates||SH, AA|
- "Population and Housing Census in Albania" (PDF). Institute of Statistics of Albania. 2011.